Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Peter Lindbergh’s instantly recognizable saturated black and white photos have been gracing the pages of Vogues around the world since the late 70s. His work is credited with birthing the advent of the “super model” and he’s worked with all of them:  Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Amber Valletta, Kristen McMenamy, Gisele Bundchen, and Cara Delevingne to name a few. His story within a story style of portraying strong modern women also helped redefine fashion photography and many of the world’s top models claim that a photo by Lindbergh captures their truest self.

I had the pleasure of checking out his stunning large scale black and white photos in person at the opening of his show in L.A. recently. I can’t remember the last time I’ve been star struck, but I have to say that seeing so many iconic fashion photographers in the same room was pretty exciting. Peter Lindbergh himself was present along with Bruce Weber and {still my beating heart} Mario Testino among others. If you are a fashion photography lover, this show is a must see.

P.S. Things around here have been hectic and last week I was away for my birthday, but I’m glad to be back after taking a month long break from social media. In case you missed the latest posts over at Magical Mined, I thought you might enjoy:

* The Magical Mind of Eva Zeisel
* Magical Obsession: Design Au Natural


Pamela RG April 20, 2019 at 15:32

Peter Lindbergh is so talented. His photography is so unique and dramatic. I also admire Bruce Weber and MarionTestino.

Marieken Hoefnagel April 21, 2019 at 11:37

That is an exhibition I would love to see

Chic ‘n Cheap Living April 21, 2019 at 18:31

I love the stark shadows and mood of these photographs. Happy belated birthday dear and I hope you had a grand time!

Marcela Gmd April 21, 2019 at 18:51

Great photos!!!
Have a good week!!!:)))

Alicia Mackin April 22, 2019 at 01:03

Ah how wonderful! I really need to get to more galleries here in NY, pathetic really how infrequently I go. I need to change this. Thanks for posting.

Kim Alston April 22, 2019 at 10:18

They are so powerful and beautiful

[email protected] eco friendly homemaking April 23, 2019 at 03:57

Great photos!!

Lisa Hjalt April 23, 2019 at 21:31

Now it would have been convenient living in LA because this is an exhibition I would love to go see! Oh well, maybe some other time…

The Dainty Dolls House April 24, 2019 at 22:35

So cool 🙂 I hope you have a wonderful week ahead xx

Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans April 25, 2019 at 06:42

What exquisite work!!

Rowena @ rolala loves April 26, 2019 at 14:04

Lucky you for getting to view this exhibit in person! Peter Lindbergh is one of my favorite photographers.

Sam April 27, 2019 at 07:33

Hope you had the most magical birthday hun! These photos are so interesting, that one of Nicole is very beautiful. It was great hearing your opinion on my last post.

Alexis Grace of North On Harper April 27, 2019 at 17:56

Welcome back!

This looks like an exhibit that I would absolutely flock to… his photographs are amazing!

Erika Lee @ A Tiny Rocket April 27, 2019 at 22:55

His work is so stunning- he is able to capture moments in soft still way like the people are frozen.

Classiq April 28, 2019 at 00:55

I only hope I will be able to attend one of his exhibitions one day. 🙂

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